Dharriwaa Elders Group is alarmed about the impacts on Walgett's wellbeing from the mismanagement of water in the Murray Darling Basin.
DEG's Secretary Virginia Robinson signed the organisation's brief submission to the Dept of Agriculture's invitation to comment on the Draft Great Artesian Basin Strategic Management Plan
UNSW Engineering visited Walgett in September, through Dharriwaa Elders Group's Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership with UNSW. Before they arrived, Dharriwaa Elders Group had prioritised
Acclaimed artist Reko Rennie returned to Walgett October 2018 to develop a new project for Dharriwaa Elders Group. DEG was pleased to facilitate some reunions with his Walgett mob
Dharriwaa Elders Group invited Walgett's ACCOs (Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations) to meet the newly arrived Acting General Manager of Walgett Shire Council,
Dharriwaa Elders Group was engaged in 2013 to publish 4 half-sized issues of its magazine Yundiboo by the previous Australian Government's RSD program which supplied community education content for insertion in the magazine regarding the RSD for Walgett. The last issue was produced in May 2014, when funding ceased. Previously, the DEG produced a 16 page magazine monthly for 11 years until capacity was reduced in June 2010. DEG hopes the magazine project is supported in the future so that it can be a community employment and training vehicle. Vol 12 Issue 1, Vol 12 Issue 2, Vol 12 Issue 3, Vol 12 Issue 4 can be downloaded here.